About BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of an aggregate of the Trust's net assets and the proceeds of any borrowing for investment purposes, in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes. The Trust invests in long-term municipal obligations rated investment grade at the time of investment and in long term municipal obligations with maturities of over 10 years at the time of investment. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. It may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock symbol?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "MVF."
How often does BlackRock MuniVest Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund announced a monthly dividend on Monday, March 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.041 per share on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.49 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. View BlackRock MuniVest Fund's Dividend History.
Are investors shorting BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 172,225 shares, a drop of 29.8% from the February 15th total of 245,310 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 87,170 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
Who are some of BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to BlackRock MuniVest Fund include Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (BBN), John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld (JLIF), Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (ETV), BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (BOE), Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT), Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (CTR), MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR), Goldman Sachs MLP Inc Opp (GMZ), Carador Income Fund (CIFU), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Center Coast Brookfield MLP&Enrg Inf Fnd (CEN), Kayne Anderson Energy Development (KED), BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA), Voya Asia Pacific High (IAE), Malaysia Fund (MAY), Full Circle Capital (FULL), GLI Finance (GLIF) and Andalas Energy and Power (ADL).
Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key executives?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 71)
- John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director/Trustee (Age 53)
- Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 67)
- Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
- Charles Park J.D., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
- Jonathan Diorio, Vice President (Age 37)
- Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 47)
- Janey Ahn, Secretary (Age 42)
- Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee (Age 71)
- Cynthia L. Egan, Independent Trustee (Age 62)
Has BlackRock MuniVest Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about MVF stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock MuniVest Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 45.83 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's major shareholders?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Guggenheim Capital LLC (1.65%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.23%), Haverford Trust Co. (0.04%), SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC (0.03%) and M Holdings Securities Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock include Phillip Soccio and Theodore R Jaeckel Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.
Which institutional investors are selling BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?
Which institutional investors are buying BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?
How do I buy shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
Shares of MVF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock price today?
One share of MVF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.90.
How big of a company is BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a market capitalization of $582.42 million.
How can I contact BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-800-8820052.
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend Information
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/25/2017||Phillip Soccio||Insider||Buy||200||$9.80||$1,960.00||2,425|| |
|10/14/2016||Phillip Soccio||Insider||Buy||250||$9.95||$2,487.50||2,193|| |
|4/1/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||912||$10.78||$9,831.36||3,581|| |
|3/31/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||588||$10.78||$6,338.64||4,493|| |
|3/24/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||1,500||$10.69||$16,035.00||5,081|| |
|3/2/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||1,160||$10.58||$12,272.80||6,533|| |
|4/23/2014||Peter Hayes||Insider||Buy||3,000||$9.64||$28,920.00|| |
|6/12/2013||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Buy||2,000||$10.10||$20,200.00|| |
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